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Beguiling Bergen, the city of seven mountains

BERGEN, Nov 19 — Picturesque may be the best way to describe Bergen, the second-largest city in Norway. A single snapshot could encompass the towering Mount Fløyen standing guard over a maze...

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These are the safest countries to visit in 2018

PARIS, Nov 17 ― A new report has mapped out the safest and most dangerous countries to visit in 2018, with Nordic and Scandinavian countries topping the list.  For a stress-free holiday and...

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Cyprus smashes record for tourist arrivals in 2017

NICOSIA, Nov 17 ― Cyprus has smashed its record for annual tourist arrivals with two months to spare, with the total reaching 3.4 million at the end of October, official figures showed...

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Airbnb acquires Accomable to offer home rentals for disabled travellers (VIDEO)

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 17 — Airbnb said yesterday it acquired London startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for people with disabilities, the latest expansion as Airbnb grows its...

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Japan railway ‘deeply sorry’ after train leaves 20 seconds early

TOKYO, Nov 17 — A Japanese railway operator has issued a deep apology for the “tremendous nuisance” caused by a train departing 20 seconds early, surprising even a nation renowned for...

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